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Risk Level 2: Low

September 21, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:53:13 AM
Also Known As:

VBS.Erul.A@mm is a simple Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm that sends email to all contacts that are in the Microsoft Outlook address book. It searches for all files that have the extension .vbs and overwrites them with itself. It also creates a copy of itself in the C:\Windows folder as Failure.dll.vbs.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 21, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 21, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Dave Adamczyk

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